Matthieu Orléan is an artistic associate at the Cinémathèque Française, in charge of temporary exhibitions since 2004. In particular he was the curator of the exhibitions ¡ Almodóvar Exhibition ! (2006), Dennis Hopper and the New Hollywood (2008), Le Monde Enchanté de Jacques Demy (2013), Amos Gitai Architecte de la Mémoire (2014) and Gus Van Sant Icônes (2016). Since 1998 he has written about the cinema and visual arts for the press (Cahiers du Cinéma, Trafic, Vertigo, Synopsis, Purple, Numéro) and in various publications (Chantal Akerman, Autoportrait en cinéaste and Raymond Hains, J’ai la mémoire qui planche published by Centre Pompidou Editions; Trésors Publics, 20 ans de Création dans les Fonds Régionaux d’Art Contemporain published by Editions Flammarion). In 2011 Editions de l’Oeil published his work on film-maker Paul Vecchiali entitled La Maison Cinema. In 2007, he co-directed with Christian Merlhiot Des Indes à la Planète Mars, presented in Official Competition at the FID.